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Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017

New Texas Water Park Designed for People With Special Needs

New Texas Water Park Designed for People With Special Needs

More than 600 people attended Saturday's opening of a Texas water park designed for people with special needs.

Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017

Century Agave Produces Rare Bloom in East Dallas

Century Agave Produces Rare Bloom in East Dallas

Plant lovers in search of a rare sight should consider heading to East Dallas, where an agave plant is in full bloom.

Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017

Century Agave Produces Rare Bloom in East Dallas

Century Agave Produces Rare Bloom in East Dallas

Plant lovers in search of a rare sight should consider heading to East Dallas, where an agave plant is in full bloom.

Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017

This Could Be Worst Tick Season Ever: CDC

This Could Be Worst Tick Season Ever: CDC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention predicts this could be the worst ever season for tick-borne illness due to a sharp rise in the tick population.

Monday, Jun 5, 2017

How to Protect Your Children From Mosquitoes This Summer

How to Protect Your Children From Mosquitoes This Summer

Mosquito traps have tested positive for West Nile virus in several North Texas Cities.

Thursday, Jun 1, 2017

Is This South Texas 'Monster Frog' Real?

Is This South Texas 'Monster Frog' Real?

A monster frog making the rounds on social media may not be as gross as it seems.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Virus Threatens Endangered Sea Turtles Along Texas Gulf Coast

Virus Threatens Endangered Sea Turtles Along Texas Gulf Coast

A strange virus is attacking endangered sea turtles along the Texas Gulf Coast, leaving some unable to see and eat and putting them at risk of starving to death.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Strange Virus Threatens Texas Sea Turtles

Strange Virus Threatens Texas Sea Turtles

A strange virus is attacking endangered sea turtles along the Texas Gulf Coast.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Couple Uses McDonald's Nugget to Catch Record Bass

Couple Uses McDonald's Nugget to Catch Record Bass

A couple recently caught a largemouth bass weighing 10.802 pounds at Highview Marina in Ennis County using a McDonald's chicken nugget and a fishing rod. The fish, measuring 24.5 inches long, was released...

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Baby Swans Captivate in University Park

Baby Swans Captivate in University Park

A pair of swans and their growing family have captivated people in University Park.

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Amber Alert Issued for Missing Girl, 13
Amber Alert Issued for Missing Girl, 13

An Amber Alert has been issued for a missing 13-year-old girl from Lancaster.

Arlington Teen Fugitive Wanted in Murder, Attack
Arlington Teen Fugitive Wanted in Murder, Attack

A 17-year-old man described as a “violent fugitive” is wanted for a murder in Mansfield and an attack in Arlington, according to law enforcement sources.

D-Line Takes Another Hit, Irving Suspended 4 Games
D-Line Takes Another Hit, Irving Suspended 4 Games

Dallas Cowboys defensive end David Irving is the latest member of America's Team to face a suspension for violating league policy, the team confirmed Wednesday.

Nation's Leading Body Cam Producer is Located in Allen
Nation's Leading Body Cam Producer is Located in Allen

The City of Allen is the latest in a growing list of cities to use body and dash cameras made by Watchguard Video, a company located in Allen.

40 Health Bill Demonstrators Arrested Outside Senate Offices
40 Health Bill Demonstrators Arrested Outside Senate Offices

The Republican Party's long-promised repeal of "Obamacare" stands in limbo after Senate GOP leaders, short of support, abruptly shelved a vote on legislation to fulfill the promise. The surprise development...

Dallas Police Search for Sexual Assault Person of Interest
Dallas Police Search for Sexual Assault Person of Interest

Dallas police are looking for a person involved in a sexual assault that happened on Monday afternoon.